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    Increased awareness about the signs and symptoms of stroke has likely contributed to a steady decrease in stroke deaths in Houston and Texas over the past few years. However, the disease is still the fourth leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of long-term disability. To continue raising...
     
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    Allens, Inc. "Share Your Luck" Campaign To Benefit Winner & The Ocean Conservancy
    Allens, Inc., a national leader in canned and frozen vegetables since 1926, continues the "Share Your Luck" Sweepstakes benefiting Ocean Conservancy and one lucky winner. The campaign, designed to bring awareness to traditional "good luck" food, their nutritional benefits and National Nutrition...
     
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    More than half (56 percent) of America's middle-income Boomers admit to knowing little or almost nothing about the Medicare program and one in seven (13 percent) falsely believe Medicare is free,  the latest study released by the Bankers Life and Casualty Company Center for a Secure Retirement (SM) (CSR)...
     
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    Moderation is key to avoiding injury when bending and stretching
    Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual discipline, originating in ancient India, that involves a series of stretching, posing and breathing exercises. When done correctly and in moderation, yoga can provide excellent conditioning and exercise; reduce stress; maintain joint and musculoskeletal health; and in some...
     
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    You’ve probably seen the many commercials for fibromyalgia drugs on TV. They usually feature middle-aged women describing unexplained aches and pains. Al­though fibromyalgia most often affects adults, it can also develop in childhood and go undiagnosed for years in patients who often suffer in silence....
     
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    The holidays have come and finally gone, we've even had our Dia de la Candelaria's traditional tamales on February 2nd and Valentine's Day sweets so the excuses are over- it's time to really get started! After all the decadent food, drinks and festivities, our wallets are the only thing left a little...
     
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    Dr. Wei-Shin Lai, MD, inventor of insomnia solution SleepPhones, offers five health benefits of sleep that may not be common knowledge.
    March 5-13 is the National Sleep Foundation’s Sleep Awareness Week. Dr. Wei-Shin Lai, MD, says such events are helpful in raising some much-needed awareness about the necessity of a good night’s sleep. “More than 20 percent of Americans suffer from chronic sleep loss or untreated sleep disorders...
     
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    Rainbow Light extends its commitment to environmental stewardship into ocean conservation through a partnership with Plant A Fish. Globally, sea turtles are highly endangered with populations less than 10 percent of their original numbers, but thanks to the efforts of conservationists, some species of sea turtles that...
     
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    If you've been following Lifelines articles about your health, you've been connected to information from the National Cancer Institute, or NCI for short. NCI is a US government agency and part of the National Institutes of Health. More than 40 years ago, the National Cancer Act gave NCI new authorities as the...
     
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    Supporters Stand with Farmer
    Food sovereignty activists from around North America will meet in the tiny town of Baraboo, Wisconsin, on March 2, 2012 to support Wisconsin dairy farmer Vernon Hershberger and food sovereignty. Hershberger, who has a court hearing that day, is charged with four criminal misdemeanors that could land him in prison for...